Austin Web Design Category

An Easy Traffic Boost: Contests

by Jacqueline Sinex
Monday, June 8th, 2009

If you are looking for a way to encourage people to visit (and revisit) your website, try an age-old marketing tool: a contest. Think of a simple give-away item that relates to your business – small items could be: a book by an industry author, a how-to publication that you wrote, a white paper, t-shirts, […]

Fashion Trends Your Business Can Actually Use

by Rachael Pierce
Thursday, May 14th, 2009

People are always trying to keep up with the latest trends. Whether it’s the latest trend in handbags or shoes, people are stopping to take notice and see what is emerging on the fashion scene. For all of the fashionistas out there, this post is for you. Let’s take our fashion sense and translate it […]

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The Potential of Your Website

by Rachael Pierce
Monday, May 4th, 2009

Anyone can have a website. However, not everyone has a good one. There lies great potential in your website and there are many ways you can tap into your website’s potential and increase its effectiveness. Make It Easy to Navigate You want viewing to be a breeze for your visitors. If navigating your site is […]

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Are Meta Tags Important?

by Jacqueline Sinex
Monday, April 27th, 2009

A lot of website owners hear the term “meta tag” at some point and aren’t really sure what it is. Then they start to panic and wonder if their website designer included this. This topic can be rather extensive, so I will just cover some brief points. Firstly, there are many types of meta tags. […]

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Improve Your Communication

by Rachael Pierce
Thursday, April 9th, 2009

It is important to always stay in communication with your internal and external constituents, prospects, and users. Regardless of what is going on (bad economy or not), it is imperative that you keep the rapport up and stay talking. You always want your brand and company to be present in peoples’ minds. There are a […]

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Don’t Let Your Marketing Be Fooled

by Rachael Pierce
Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

This morning, I got bit by the April Fool’s bug… clocks got set ahead, and I thought I was late. It took me about 10 minutes (and 4 coworkers playing along with the joke later) to get it. It gave us all a good laugh, and it made me start thinking … one thing no […]

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Interaction is Not an Option

by Bryan Lokey
Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

The proliferation of social networking throughout the internet has led to a sharp increase in social marketing. Whether this marketing comes in terms of social networking profiles, viral videos, or blog entries companies are striving to meet their customers where they are–online. While this type of marketing effort is a necessity, companies have to

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Online Newsrooms

by Jacqueline Sinex
Monday, March 23rd, 2009

Yet another example of how to use your website as a communications platform, rather than just a marketing tool: a newsroom. More commonly seen in websites for mid-size and large corporations, a newsroom serves many purposes. From a PR standpoint, it fortifies messages you have already spread to the public. From a marketing aspect, it […]

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